Get Out! July 15 - 17
Patch helps to plan your weekend.
It's Thursday, and you've got no idea what you'll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We've got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks for the activities to hit in the area.
Where/When: Corner of Half Street and M Street, Washington, D.C. SE, across from the Navy Yard Metro station, Friday, July 15
Why go: Twenty to 25 food trucks convene in the same location. Throw in the live music and the question becomes "Why NOT go?"
Price: Free admission, but bring money to enjoy the wide variety of food truck options.
Info: Check out the website for more info, where you'll also find links for the event Facebook page and Twitter account.
Where/When: Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center, 101 Centerway, Greenbelt, 8 - 10 p.m., Friday, July 15
Why go: It's an inexpensive way for some family time.
Price: $3 per family, with an additional $1 per non-family member.
Info: Call 301-397-2204.
Where/When: Lake Arbor Community Center Grounds, 10100 Lake Arbor Way Mitchellville, 2 - 10 p.m., Saturday, July 16
Why go: Enjoy traditional, contemporary and Latin jazz. Food and craft vendors will also be there.
Price: Admission and parking are free, though parking is limited.
Info: Find more information and the entertainment lineup on the event website.
Where/When: College Park Woods Swim Club, 3545 Marlbrough Way, College Park, 6 - 8 p.m., Saturday, July 16
Why go: As if steamed Maryland crabs wouldn't be enough, there will also be sloppy Joes, potato salad, cole slaw, corn on the cob, hot dogs and beverages.
Price: $35. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Info: Call 301-935-6698 or email CPWSwimClub@yahoo.com.
Where/When: Arrow Bicycle, 5108 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville, 9 a.m., Sunday, July 17
Why go: Meet fellow bikers or try a new, healthy pastime during this 32-mile, moderately paced ride. The riders regroup throughout so that everyone can stay together.
Info: Call 301-531-9250.